Conversashun should be enlivened with wit, not compozed ov it.

[Conversation should be enlivened with wit, not composed of it.]

Josh Billings (1818-1885) American humorist [pseud. of Henry Wheeler Shaw]
Everybody’s Friend, Or; Josh Billing’s Encyclopedia and Proverbial Philosophy of Wit and Humor, “Sollum Thoughts” (1874)
Added on 20-Nov-09 | Last updated 29-Feb-12
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